Agriculture in Bangladesh

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Agriculture: our productions

Agriculture: our economy

Agriculture: its importance

Introduction: Bangladesh is mainly an agricultural country. About 85% of our total population depends on agriculture directly or indirectly. The soil of Bangladesh is fertile and its climate is favorable for agricultural product.

Importance of our agriculture/various kinds of agricultural products: rich and jute are the main agricultural products of our country. Rich is our principal food and jute is our main cash crop. Other valuable crops are various kinds of pulse, sugarcane, betel nut and betel left, vegetables are also important among the products of our country. The commonest of them are potato, brinnal, onion, garlic, radish and pumpkin.

Cause of backwardness in agriculture: the soil of Bangladesh is very fertile. It seems strange to think why the agricultural output of this land is low. So the peasants and hardly procure two meals a day. They are ill-clad and ill-fed. They fall easy victims to disease and cannot give proper medical aid to themselves and their children. They are ignorant of the scientific methods of cultivation and farming.

Way to improve our agriculture: it is the first and foremost duty to impart agricultural education to our peasants. Night schools should be establishes in every village for adult education. They should be taught to use of scientific methods of cultivation. Sub-divisions of land should be stopped by making law. The land should be ploughed by tractors.

Conclusion: in view of the fact that agriculture is the backbone of our national economy, to-priority should be given for the development of our agriculture. The government of Bangladesh has undertaken various programs for the improvement of agriculture.